Product Manager

Your tasks

Your tasks

The Product Manager is responsible for managing the Aftermarket Product Line and other comparable product categories and programs, including any/all new product or line extensions developed or sourced by Continental. The Product Manager will also development and manage any/all existing and future external strategic supplier and/or distribution strategies within the category. The Product Manager is responsible for overall product category profit & loss.

  • Manage Product Category Profit & Loss and Ongoing Growth, as well as Product Strategy & Positioning
  • Direct Forecasting and Market Pricing
  • Develop Business Cases for new products
  • Manage Product Life Cycle
  • Develop Sales Tools and conduct Annual Updates
  • Direct Competitive Benchmarking
  • Conduct Application and Market Research
  • Manage Sales & Cost Budgeting
  • Develop and implement Promotion(s) of existing and new products
  • Direct Portfolio Management
  • Continuous Product Improvement
  • Product validation & first piece inspection
  • Product photography, attribute, and applications
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Your profile

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA, Business (Marketing, Business Mgmt) or Engineering 
  • 2 years of Product Management, Product Development or Project management experience
  • General Understanding of Automotive Aftermarket and/or Continentals Internal Process
  • Flexibility to support 25% Domestic/International Travel

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Continental is only able to provide relocation to current Continental employees

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 Years Automotive Aftermarket Product Management Experience
  • High level Automotive Aftermarket and Distribution Channels knowledge and experience
  • Extensive new product introduction knowledge and experience.
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience in managing teams
  • Experience with product benchmarking and validation
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Our offer

  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

EEO-Statement:

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

 

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About us

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

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